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Title: Feeding Birds
Artist: Aldoshkina Elena
Size: 18.5x18.5x4
Size (inches): 7.25x7.25x1.5
Price: $1495 $1250

Elena Aldoshkina of Fedoskino is the artist who painted this beautiful composition. Aldoshkina is very popular in the world of Fedoskino lacquer art and we are very proud to present this piece. An alluring palette grants passage into the exquisite artistry composed here. Uniform in design, and precise in its profound execution, Aldoshkina offers us a unique piece of Russian lacquer artistry.
Depicted on the box is an image of two girls dressed in ancient Russian clothing feeding birds. This scene is permeated with a sense of peace and tranquility.
Aldoshkina has managed to create a lucid and precise composition on the tiny surface of the box. She displays filigree skill in decorating small objects with amazing precision. Ultra-fine brushwork creates the characters' individualized and expressive faces, their multicolored skillfully detailed clothing, and incomparably beautiful landscape of Russian countryside on the background.
Aldoshkina carefully works out forms, giving substance to her figures, clearly outlining their silhouettes.
With the help of artistic means the artist has managed to accentuate the charm and youth of the characters and their elevated and romantic mood. The composition is mostly painted in delicate brown tones. Gold paint is used to paint the birds, the girls' earrings and beads, the flowers depicted in the foreground and to detail the girl's costumes. It makes this piece as striking as it is. This painting by Aldoshkina is based on clearly outlined shapes; generalization is combined here with the elaboration of small details. It is notable for its beauty, lyricism and melodiousness.
The scene is framed with a rich colourful decor. The similar colourful decor wraps around the sides of the box.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box, while traditional red lacquer completes its interior. The lid is hinged from the top of the composition, and the box rests flat. The work is signed by the artist name and Fedoskino school.

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